Puget Sound Orcas Looking Healthier as Industry, Managers Work Through Options
Researchers have seen fewer southern resident killer whales in Puget Sound this year, but the ones they have seen are looking fatter and more robust, according to a recent story on KUOW.
The plight of the orcas has become more pronou..nced in recent years as the whales appear thinner and more stressed, prompting fears about negative population growth. Two lawsuits were filed relating to salmon and the proposed designation of SRKW critical habitat outside of Puget Sound. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee also convened a task force to determine...
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